Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Clarence Turner funeral arrangements set

Clarence Turner funeral arrangements set



By Phil Anastasia

Funeral arrangements have been set for former Camden coach Clarence Turner, according to his daughter Lisa.

There will be a visitation on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at May Funeral Home, 1001 4th Street in Camden.

There will be another visitation Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at Nazarene Baptist Church at 1500 S. 8th Street in Camden.

There will be a service at the church, starting at 11 a.m.

Lisa Turner said there will be a private cremation ceremony.

Turner, 81, died Sunday at his home in Chicago. His body will be flown back to South Jersey for services.

Turner coached Camden from 1971-2008 except for four seasons from 1999-2002. He won 775 games and seven state titles.

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Born and raised in South Jersey, Phil Anastasia prefers standing on the sidelines at high school football games on Friday nights to sitting in the press box at Eagles games on Sunday afternoons. He’s a graduate of Rowan University with a degree in English. Reach Phil at

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